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Flood Information

For more flood information and videos from NDSU look here.



Preparing for flood waters

Sandbagging for Flood Protection (AE626) A sandbag dike must be built properly to prevent or reduce flood damage.

Preparing a Home That Will Be Flooded (DE1569) This is a step by step guide to prepare a home for a flood.



Recovery from flood waters

Steps to Reduce Flood and Water Damage (DE1567) Many things can be done before the snow melts or before a heavy rainstorm to reduce damage. This checklist can help you prepare to reduce the severity of water or a flood on your home and family.

Mold in Your Home (AE1179) Exposure to mold is common both inside and outisde the home, but some people are more sensitive to mold than others, especially those with allergies and asthma. Mold exposure may cuase col-liek symptoms, watery eyes, sore throat, wheezing and trigger asthma attacks.

Re-entering Your Flooded Home Videos

NDSU Extension specialists Carl Pedersen and Ken Hellevang review what to look for as you re-enter a flooded home.

Flooded Home: Inspecting the Outside of the Structure

Flooded Home: Entering the Home the First Time

Flooded Home: Electrical Issues

Flooded Home: Checking Out the Mechanical Systems

Flooded Home: Drying Out

Flood Checklists

Flood Recovery Checklists (DE1519) Recovering from a flood can be an overwhelming task, but this information from the NDSU Extension Service can help.

Flood Recovery Checklist for Farmsteads (DE1562)



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